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Punny Name for Terminal Illness Support Group

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Werewolf lore

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Character description- how much? How often?

How much do you describe your characters? Most of mine are fairly short descriptions: -A trim woman with her blonde hair cut short emerged from the entrance hall. -She looked young, in her twenties, with her dark locks tied back from her he...

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Essence vs Form: Superman vs Batman

When creating a character there are many spectrum of personality and trait and motivation that should be considered in order to craft a real, interesting, and engaging character. One of the most important of these spectrum is one I don̵...

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To the Moon!

Okie Dokie, here we are again, Current word count: 46,023. Been busy all week, recent health diagnosis has made me oddly focused instead of nervous or worried. But that’s pretty typical for me, actually. I had to do a “take 2...

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Have you ever written yourself into a book?

There’s a piece of me in every character I write that I identify strongly with or empathize with. I think that’s only natural and also a good thing. Because a story’s only purpose is to illicit an emotional response, it...

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Is this character blackmail-able in this way?

I decided to come back to a story of mine, after putting it on hold for a while. It’s the premise I described here before: https://www.writingforums.com/thread…r-in-this-case Basically in that premise, the protagonist needs a wa...

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Style critique

Originally Posted by Snelbrouler During my first work of prose, I’ve noticed that my story consists mostly of dialogue. Character actions usually occur during dialogue, and descriptive paragraphs, if I do ever use them, are very brief...

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The Hypocrite

Thomas took the final puff of his joint, stubbed it out and picked up his beer, taking a long swig, as he stepped from the outside deck into his living room. He came face to face with a man in a mask, yielding a pistol. “Who the fuck are ...

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The Picture of Funnybone Jack

Roll your funny-ribs down a hillFunnybone JackIt goes clunk, clunk, clunk. You’re skull is a jack-in-the-boxcontraption for tickles and ticklesClunk, clunk, clunk, down sharpavocado green hill curving highand low. You’re funny-bone is y...

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